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Nokia Lumia 800 White hands-on

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Today's been all about the white phones, and Nokia's new Lumia has forgone the matte finish that we saw on its near-identical twin, the white N9. Here, the unibody shell has an almost-enamel finish on what we've heard is still polycarbonate material. From our brief play with the device,...
Nokia Lumia 800 White hands-on
Ikea to sell furniture with integrated TVs and sound systems this fall

Yandex Q1 Earnings: Revenues Up 51% To $200.3M, Net Income Up 53% To $43M

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Yandex, Russia’s biggest search company, has posted Q1 earnings, with revenues up 51% to $200.3 million, and net income up 53% to $43 million. The results easily beat analyst expectations: on average analysts expected revenues of $194.64 million, with earnings per share of $0.15 (low $0.13; high $0.16), but other...
Yandex Q1 Earnings: Revenues Up 51% To $200.3M, Net Income Up 53% To $43M

HTC Desire C unveiled featuring 3.5-inch display, Beats audio, 5-megapixel camera and NFC support

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Having already made the rounds under the guise of HTC Golf and Wildfire C, HTC has today confirmed the launch of the Desire C, a budget Android smartphone that features Beats audio, Ice Cream Sandwich and NFC support. The 3.5-inch smartphone is powered by a 600MHz Snapdragon S1 processor and...
HTC Desire C unveiled featuring 3.5-inch display, Beats audio, 5-megapixel camera and NFC support

Spotify drops five track playback limit for free users in five European countries

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Initially put in place to tempt users to upgrade their accounts to its full-featured Premium tiers, Spotify has today removed the five track playback limit on its free service in five European countries, having negotiated deals with music labels to remove blocks on a user’s popular tracks. Spotify confirmed to...
Spotify drops five track playback limit for free users in five European countries

Twitter to roll out ad products to 50 more countries

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Latin America and western Europe to be the first to get promoted tweets as network ramps up efforts to generate revenueTwitter has unveiled an aggressive expansion of its advertising products, with a rollout planned to 50 countries by the end of the year.The expansion marks the next stage for the...
Twitter to roll out ad products to 50 more countries

Zendesk announces integrated call center service for the UK and 10 other European countries

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Zendesk, the cloud-based help desk platform has announced the launch of Zendesk Voice in the UK and Europe. The company creates an affordable way for businesses to set up an integrated call center quickly, with no extra hardware all while synchronising call information. “With voice integration, Zendesk allows customers to set...
Zendesk announces integrated call center service for the UK and 10 other European countries

Google: 25% of smartphone users in top markets have made a purchase on their handset

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Google has published some new research today, looking at mobile consumer behaviour in six top markets: the USA, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Japan. The results show that a quarter of smartphone Internet users in these markets have made a purchase from their phone. Japan is the most savvy when...
Google: 25% of smartphone users in top markets have made a purchase on their handset

Samsung launches S Health services: Monitors weight, blood sugar and graphs it all

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Samsung mentioned its S Health app in passing during the grand unveiling of the Galaxy S III -- presumably due to the glut of similarly S-suffixed apps and services that were also unveiled. The service has now apparently launched in Samsung's homeland, alongside more details of what it'll offer....
Samsung launches S Health services: Monitors weight, blood sugar and graphs it all

IKEA Uppleva HDTV to retail for $960 in Europe beginning next month, US launch in 2013

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Details continue to emerge as we approach the IKEA Uppleva's June launch. GigaOM has discovered that the set will be available in sizes ranging from 24 to 46 inches and will be priced "around $960" -- with a scale relative to the display size, we presume. The TV will...
IKEA Uppleva HDTV to retail for $960 in Europe beginning next month, US launch in 2013

Microsoft expected to bring Windows Phone retail incentives to Europe

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Ever since it first became known that Microsoft and Nokia plan to bring sales incentives to retail smartphone stores in the United States, compensating salesmen for moving Windows Phone handsets, we have expected the program to grow. Today, the first steps of that potential expansion have become known. According to...
Microsoft expected to bring Windows Phone retail incentives to Europe

99Bill smartphone card reader pushes mobile payments for China, pretends it's never heard of Square

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Jostling for attention among a crowd of China-focused smartphone card readers, 99Bill's card reader has now been officially revealed. It plugs into your headphone jack and communicates with apps on both iOS and Android. The familiar-looking reader supports both passcode and signature security -- China matches several European countries...
99Bill smartphone card reader pushes mobile payments for China, pretends it's never heard of Square

Fab Expands Across 13 European Countries, Is Actively Looking For Acquisitions

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Not even a month after news of Fab.de’s growth in Germany and Austria (revenue reaching 1.5M Euro per month), the company is today announcing its expansion across Europe. Starting now, Fab is available across 13 more European countries as an English or German-language website. In addition to the U.S., and...
Fab Expands Across 13 European Countries, Is Actively Looking For Acquisitions

Panasonic Eluga review

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Welcome to Panasonic's first attempt to crack the increasingly competitive world of Android phones outside of Japan. Its efforts have crystallized into a plastic slab that had a curious appeal when we first handled it at Mobile World Congress a few months ago. We were surprised at how comfortable...
Panasonic Eluga review

LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

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Online movie rental service LoveFilm announced that it has 2m members back in January, on the same day Netflix launched in the UK to challenge the Amazon-owned DVD and movie-streaming service. Whilst it had significant traction in the UK prior to Netflix, it’s easy to forget that LoveFilm isn’t a...
LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

Samsung kicks off Ice Cream Sandwich rollout for Galaxy S II in Europe and Korea

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Samsung has announced that it is all set to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 7.4) updates to the Android Galaxy S II at last and for real, following an accident slip last week. The rollout will begin for device owners with a number of European countries — including Poland,...
Samsung kicks off Ice Cream Sandwich rollout for Galaxy S II in Europe and Korea

LG lines up Optimus 4X HD for launch in Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and Poland

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While there's already plenty of excitement around other quad-core Android phones, LG will join the party soon when its Optimus 4X HD launches in a few European countries next month. Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and Poland are all on deck in June, where this latest Optimus variant will...
LG lines up Optimus 4X HD for launch in Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and Poland

“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

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The headline is actually a sentence lifted from a press release issued earlier this morning by music streaming and discovery company Deezer, which aims to rival the likes of Spotify and Rdio on an increasingly global level. Starting today, Deezer is apparently available in all of Eastern Europe in addition...
“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

Already selling €50,000 of design items per day in Europe, Fab.com rolls out in 13 more countries

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Fab.com founder and CEO Jason Goldberg this morning announced on his blog that the design marketplace is rolling out in 13 additional European countries, bringing the total of countries where the design-oriented flash sales website is available to 16 (including the US, Germany and Austria where it was already live)....
Already selling €50,000 of design items per day in Europe, Fab.com rolls out in 13 more countries

LTE-equipped Galaxy Tab 8.9 gets European approval

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LTE isn't quite as wide spread in the Old World as it is over here in the western hemisphere but, as many European countries race to get their 4G deployed, top notch devices are already starting to roll in. The GT-P7320, better known as the Galaxy Tab 8.9, just...
LTE-equipped Galaxy Tab 8.9 gets European approval

Samwers kill their Fab clone after just six months

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Just months after the Samwer brothers courted controversy by cloning design sales site Fab.com, they are about to close their copycat site, Bamarang, down. German media has reported that the site, which was launched by the brothers’ Rocket Internet incubator and operated across a number of European countries, will be...
Samwers kill their Fab clone after just six months
UK Supreme Court: yes, extradite Julian Assange to Sweden

Opposition to ACTA Swells in Europe

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A British member of the European Parliament has been given the job of evaluating the controversial ACTA agreement as more European countries shy away from the......
Opposition to ACTA Swells in Europe
Kindle Touch 5.1.0 software update adds international language support, landscape mode, and more

Spotify Keeps the Free Music Party Going in the U.S.

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Good news for American Spotify users who don’t want to pay for their music: The streaming service will continue to let them listen to anything they want, without restrictions, for a while longer. The free music party was supposed to end three months ago, which would have meant that non-paying...
Spotify Keeps the Free Music Party Going in the U.S.

Facebook’s Platform execs travel to Berlin to promote, mingle with startups

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This evening, as in right now, Facebook is throwing a little event called Apps & Drinks in hot European startup hub Berlin to schmooze with and promote local companies that have partnered with the social networking giant. I had a quick chat about what they’re going to be talking about...
Facebook’s Platform execs travel to Berlin to promote, mingle with startups

Now at 5m members, Fab buys design store LLUSTRE and launches in the UK on its first birthday

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Fab, the fast-growing online design sales site, has acquired fellow design store LLUSTRE.COM, which will be henceforth be known as Fab UK. The news was due to be announced by Fab later today, but looks like LLUSTRE.com jumped the gun on its own blog. The UK launches comes as social...
Now at 5m members, Fab buys design store LLUSTRE and launches in the UK on its first birthday

Official Complaints Over '4G' Marketing of New iPad Taking Hold in Europe

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Yesterday, we noted that Australian regulators are targeting Apple over its "misleading" marketing of the new iPad as a "4G" device in the country despite the fact that the device is incompatible with LTE networks being rolled out there. In response, Apple has offered refunds to customers who feel they...
Official Complaints Over '4G' Marketing of New iPad Taking Hold in Europe
Google App Engine gets more global
Three UK launches unlimited roaming data in Europe for £5 per day
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